Our Scholars Perform
Initiated into music by his mother Smt Shila Chatterjee, Raghab trained under Dr. Amiya Ranjan Bandyopadhyay before joining ITC Sangeet Research Academy in 1993 as a general class student. In August 1996 he became a scholar under Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty. He was also the finalist of the Pandit Ravi Kichlu Golden Talent Contest 1994.
Raghab has since gone on to become a regular performer on stage shows all over and has also made a name as a playback singer in the Kolkata and Mumbai film industries, with a lot of commercially popular songs to his credit. He has also brought out albums in Bengali and Hindi. He performs regularly all over India, USA, Hong Kong and other countries. His achievements include winning the National Scholarship, the R. D. Burman Award, Uttam Kumar Award, Kalakar Award, the HMV Golden Talent Contest etc.
Following is an excerpt of his performance during a recital at ITC SRA, where he was accompanied by Shri Chandrabhan on the tabla ans Shri Jyoti Goho on the harmonium.